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Re: [tor-talk] is it compulsory to enable bridges or apps VPN mode on orbot
On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 10:33:53AM +0530, krihsna wrote:
> orbot version: 15.2.0-rc7
> os: android asop 5.1
> recently i have downloaded & installed orbot on my device.
> i have a few questions about the app:
> [q] is it absolutely necessary to enable bridges or apps VPN mode ?
Bridges are for circumvention of Tor censoring networks/firewalls. If you are
able to connect to the Tor network, there's no need for you to configure one.
More info about bridges: https://www.torproject.org/docs/bridges
> [q] the app says, it is connected to tor network. do i need to configure each app separately ?
Yes, unless you enable VPN mode.
> [q] is there any way to configure to divert all network traffic through tor network ?
Yes, enable VPN mode. Keep in mind that the VPN feature is still experimental
and you should not assume to be anonymous when using this mode.
> thank you for your time & patience.
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